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Media release

A coach watching her players
  • Regional coaches and officials to receive up to $1000 to help improve their skills.
  • The Coach and Official Education Subsidy is to assist with travel and accommodation costs incurred in attending accreditation courses.
  • Online applications close at midnight on 23 November.

The funding is to assist volunteer coaches and officials in regional WA with out-of-pocket travel and accommodation costs to participate in sport-specific courses to obtain high-level accreditations.

The subsidy can be for travel undertaken between 1 September 2020 and 28 February 2021.

The subsidy is available under the Coach and Official Education Subsidy administered by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries. While this subsidy is being run as a pilot program, the intention is for it to be incorporated into an expanded travel scheme alongside the existing Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme.

Apply online for the Coach and Official Education Subsidy

Applications close at midnight on 23 November 2020.

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Page reviewed 27 February 2023